But the department’s already reduced ranks may make it difficult to find someone with the technical know-how and clout to replace Dondo Mogajane
The speaker of parliament intervened when the DA demanded the deputy president comment on rumours he had been poisoned, saying health information was confidential
Nuclear sector says it should be poised to take up more than 50% of the 24GW left vacant by coal
President-elect Joe Biden, who defeated Trump at the ballot box in November, has signalled a willingness to return to diplomacy with Iran after four tense years under the outgoing president
US President Trump warned on Monday that Iran is "playing with fire" after Tehran said it exceeded a limit on enriched uranium reserves
In Singapore, Kim signed a vaguely-worded deal on denuclearisation, touted by Trump as a historic breakthrough
The drive for nuclear energy has been cited by ratings agencies as a major reason for credit downgrades
President Trump and Kim Jong-un have signed an agreement as a commitment that their countries will work together
The deputy president and Jacob Zuma are both in Russia to meet the newly re-elected head of state
The nuclear deal was a political shield for Iran. After the US’s pull-out, pressure for regime change will be back on the table
‘We continue to fight against injustice because we have to. We, who have suffered so much, can ill-afford suffering in any part of the world’
President Ramaphosa has noted "with deep concern" the decision by the United States to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, calling it a step back
The country may have to consider nuclear power again in about 2023 if the economy were to grow strongly
"All of the money that President Obama so foolishly gave them went into terrorism and into their pockets."
President Jacob Zuma seems to be making a final push to secure the nuclear power deal before his tenure comes to an end. But it won’t be easy.
A recent judgment means the energy department has a long way to go before it can realise its nuclear dream
The court ruling which declared South Africa’s nuclear energy plan as illegal may have put paid Zuma’s ambitions of clinching during his presidency
The new minister says: ‘He’s not here as a spook … he was my choice … and not forced on my office’
After the court scuppered the government’s plans, it will be years before any new build gets green-lit
At last Zuma has a person in place who will deliver on the R1-trillion power station deal.
Is the nuclear deal going ahead or not? Will SA take adequate precautions to ensure it doesn’t overly indebt the nation? There are no clear answers.
What appears to be the first contract for SA’s mooted nuclear build has been quietly inked.
Department of Energy director general Thabane Zulu has said that the Department of Energy is committed to "cost effectiveness and full transparency".
Treasury estimates the energy plan for SA will cost R1.4-trillion, the pro-nuclear cabal says it’s only R600-billion.
Pressing financial challenges that have befuddled previous ministers include health insurance, free education and the nuclear deal with Russia.
South Africa has plans to build new power stations despite many calling for no nuclear energy in the country.
The utility is fumbling plans for South Africa to produce more energy, more cheaply, from green sources than from its proposed nuclear build.
It seems the warmongers in Israel and the US, upset by the Iranian deal, won’t get their way, writes Mosibudi Mangena.
ANC calls for "full, transparent and thorough cost benefit analysis of nuclear power" as SA prepares for a bidding process for new nuclear plants.
Five countries are vying for the lucrative nuclear contract but Russia looks like the successful suitor.
The state-owned firm’s nuclear ambassador, Professor Vladimir Artisyuk, is in South Africa to sing the praises of Russia’s nuclear technology.
The Cabinet is finally to see the nuclear deal that the South African government signed with Russia.